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The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs shocked by today’s ruling by the Supreme Court of Canada

October 11, 2018 Treaty One Territory, MB – Grand Chief Arlen Dumas of the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC) is responding to news that the Supreme Court of Canada’s decision in the Mikisew case held that Parliament does not have a duty to consult with Indigenous people before introducing laws that may affect constitutionally-protected Aboriginal and Treaty rights and title. […]

by pmnationtalk on October 12, 201812 Views

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Province Announces Appointment of Provincial Court Judge in The Pas

October 11, 2018 The Manitoba government has appointed Theresa McDonald, QC, as a provincial court judge to serve in The Pas, Justice Minister Cliff Cullen announced today. “It is an honour to appoint a new provincial court judge who has demonstrated a commitment to Manitoba’s north throughout her career,” said Cullen.  “She has initiated many […]

by pmnationtalk on October 12, 201813 Views

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Build Capacity within your organization (SWELL) Training – Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Centre Inc.

Training – Strengthening Wellness Education to Love Life (SWELL) program  SafeTALK – suicide alertness for everyone  (3 hours) – safeTALK helps participants become alert to suicide to be better prepared to connect persons with thoughts of suicide and provide life-affirming support. Mental Health First Aid – For First Nations (MHFA-FN) (3 days) – Mental Health First Aid for First […]

by ahnationtalk on October 11, 201813 Views

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Daphne Odjig’s Thunderbird Woman recreated at UWinnipeg

October 10, 2018 The University of Winnipeg’s Duckworth Centre is now home to the iconic re-creation of Daphne Odjig’s Thunderbird Woman. The large 32 by 25 ft mural, painted by artists Mike Valcourt and Peatr Thomas, is a collaborative project by UWinnipeg, the Winnipeg Art Gallery and Wall-to-Wall Mural and Culture Festival. Created by Odjig in 1973 while living […]

by pmnationtalk on October 11, 201816 Views

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Media advisory: Dan Vandal, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Indigenous Services, to attend celebration of Shoal Lake No. 40 Freedom Road reaching the Trans-Canada Highway

From: Indigenous Services Canada Shoal Lake No. 40 First Nation – Please be advised that Dan Vandal, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Indigenous Services, will join Chief Redsky, project partners and community members at an event on Thursday to celebrate a major milestone for Shoal Lake No. 40 Freedom Road. He will attend on […]

by ahnationtalk on October 10, 201815 Views

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Governments of Canada and Manitoba strengthen the aerospace industry

October 10, 2018 – Winnipeg, Manitoba – Western Economic Diversification Canada Manitoba has the third largest aerospace cluster in Canada with more than 50 aerospace firms either headquartered or have major centres of operation  and where they provide over 4,600 well–paying middle class jobs. Today, the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic […]

by pmnationtalk on October 10, 201816 Views

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Government of Canada announces judicial appointments in the province of Manitoba

From: Department of Justice Canada October 9, 2018 – Ottawa, Ontario – Department of Justice Canada The Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, today announced the following appointments under the new judicial application process announced on October 20, 2016. The new process emphasizes transparency, merit, and diversity, and will continue […]

by ahnationtalk on October 9, 201820 Views

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The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls to intervene at the Supreme Court of Canada: Barton v. Her Majesty the Queen

Winnipeg, MB. – On October 11, 2018, the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls will be an intervener at the Supreme Court of Canada in the case Barton v. Her Majesty the Queen. The National Inquiry will focus arguments on the over-representation of Indigenous women as victims and judicial notice of […]

by ahnationtalk on October 9, 201818 Views

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Work of BU artist Lisa Wood on display in Regina

October 9, 2018 BRANDON – After a successful opening recently, an exhibition by Brandon University (BU) faculty member and visual artist Lisa Wood will run until November 17 at a Regina art gallery. Wood’s exhibition, Openings, presents a unique perspective of an exhibition opening at Neutral Ground. In October 2017 Wood documented the opening of […]

by ahnationtalk on October 9, 201817 Views

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MMF President Supports Canada in Protecting the Future

October 05, 2018 Winnipeg, MB – In response to Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister’s announcement to scrap the Made-In-Manitoba Climate and Green Plan’s carbon tax, Manitoba Metis Federation President David Chartrand welcomes the opportunity to implement Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s carbon pricing plan in Manitoba. In October 2016, the government of Canada developed a plan for […]

by pmnationtalk on October 9, 201811 Views

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